Portland Oregon headquartered US’s leading metals recycler Schnitzer Steel Industries has been named the most sustainable company in the world by Corporate Knights, a leading media and research organization focused on corporate sustainability performance.Earning the top spot on the Global 100 List reflects the key role of Schnitzer’s operations in reducing the environmental footprint of industrial manufacturing operations, such as global steelmaking and copper smelting, by supplying customers with recycled metals to use as the primary input in their production processes. A central driver of Schnitzer’s move from #15 on Corporate Knights’ ranking in 2022 to the number one position in 2023 includes sustainable revenue from approximately 4.5 million tons of recycled ferrous metals, 700 million pounds of recycled nonferrous metals, and 465,000 short tons of finished steel products made from recycled ferrous metals. In 2022, the Company also introduced GRN Steel™, a line of net zero carbon emissions finished steel products to provide customers with sustainable steel solutions as they build tomorrow’s essential infrastructureCorporate Knights includes the sustainable-business magazine Corporate Knights and a research division that produces rankings and financial product ratings based on corporate sustainability performance. The 19th annual Global 100 List of the world’s most sustainable corporations by Corporate Knights is based on a detailed assessment of 6,720 companies, each with more than USD 1 billion in revenue, where performance across a range of sustainability metrics is evaluated.Schnitzer Steel Industries is one of North America’s largest manufacturers and exporters of recycled metal products with operating facilities located in 25 states, Puerto Rico, and Western Canada. Schnitzer has seven deep water export facilities located on both the East and West Coasts and in Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The Company’s integrated operating platform also includes 51 stores which sell serviceable used auto parts from salvaged vehicles and receive over 4.1 million annual retail visits. The Company’s steel manufacturing operations produce finished steel products, including rebar, wire rod and other specialty products. The Company began operations in 1906 in Portland, Oregon.